Drones for Mining in South Africa: An Interview with Hendrik Grobler of the University of Johannesburg

What does the landscape look like for drones in South African mining? Read this interview with Hendrik Grobler, Head of the Department of Mining …

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Your Questions Answered—Answers to Live Questions Asked During Our Webinar with GeoSLAM

Our webinar with GeoSLAM had so many questions that we couldn't answer all of them live. Here are the answers to those questions we didn't get to …

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Testing Global Accuracy and Georeferenced Accuracy in 3D Mapping with the Elios 3 and GeoSLAM Connect

Results suggest that the global accuracy of Elios 3’s point clouds when processed with GeoSLAM Connect compare well against a traditional TLS and …

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Testing Local Accuracy and System Precision in 3D Mapping with the Elios 3 and GeoSLAM Connect

Results suggest that the precision and local accuracy of Elios 3’s point clouds when processed with GeoSLAM Connect compare well against a …

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7 Key Benefits of Indoor Drones Equipped with LiDAR

LiDAR data collected by drone in confined spaces is helping inspectors revolutionize the way they work—here are seven key benefits they're realizing.

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How Much Radiation Can the Elios 3 Handle?

The Idaho Environmental Coalition under contract with the Department of Energy exposed the Elios 3 to 10,000 R/h of radiation. Here’s what happened.

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Elios 3 Selected for Internal 3D Mapping in Nuclear Waste Removal Project at DOE Site

The Idaho Environmental Coalition (IEC) under contract with the Department of Energy needed a way to create 3D maps inside a radioactive waste …

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How Are Inspectors Using 3D Maps Made by the Elios 3?

The ability to 3D map confined spaces with the Elios 3 is changing the way inspectors work—here are several examples from the field illustrating real …

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GDPR and Drones: Tips for Compliance When Using Drones for Work in the EU

GDPR outlines robust rules for data privacy—if you use drones for work in the EU, here are some considerations to help you ensure compliance.

Why We Made the Elios 3

The first time I saw the Elios 3 fly was in the deepest mine in the world. 

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